John T. Burke(1827 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an engineer and living in Fairfax County before the War. He enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, 17th Virginia Infantry in 1861, and was elected Captain in April 1862. Wounded at Seven Pines.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wise1. Further detail from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 08/29/1827 |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 Wise, George, History of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, C.S.A., Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Company, 1870, pp. 117 - 118 [AotW citation 9428]
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